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50000 workers face serious health risks in illegal e-waste processing units in Delhi 11.11.2019 Citizen Matters
A study identified 15 e-waste processing hotspots in Delhi, housing 5000 units that operate without any safeguards for its employees, who are exposed to chemical or metallic dusts, vapour and acidic effluents.
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Italian prime minister faces protester wrath at contested steel plant 8.11.2019 Reuters: Money News
Italian Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte was met by angry locals when he visited Europe's largest steel plant on Friday after ArcelorMittal announced it would walk away from a deal to buy the heavily polluting site, leaving its future in the ...
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Waste woes in Paradise: Srinagar’s struggle to clear garbage from streets during lockdown 7.11.2019 Citizen Matters
In the days following abrogation of Article 370, Srinagar became a stinking mess, as municipal staff were unable to report to work and mounds of garbage accumulated on streets. While proactive officers and safai karamcharis have managed to tide over the crisis in the face of odds, waste management in the city needs serious fixes for the long term.
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Actions Taken By Us To Fight Pollution "Deficient": Delhi To Green Court 5.11.2019 NDTV News - Top-stories
The Delhi government on Tuesday told the National Green Tribunal (NGT) that actions taken by it were "deficient" and more steps need to be taken to tackle the air pollution in the national capital.
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'Mailbox 200': Soviet waste dump a landslide away from poisoning millions 5.11.2019 Reuters: World News
Hidden in a remote Central Asian gorge, thousands of tonnes of radioactive waste are one landslide away from contaminating the water supply for the whole Ferghana valley, home to millions of people, environmentalists say.
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President urges students to help the underprivileged 5.11.2019 The Assam Tribune
President urges students to help the underprivileged
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Bengaluru Buzz: Restored lakes remain dry | Engineers warned to fill potholes by Nov 10 | Plea to redraft SWM bylaws..and more 4.11.2019 Citizen Matters, Bengaluru
Many lakes restored by BBMP remain in poor condition, engineers and contractors warned of action if they don't fill potholes by November 10, volunteer group requests BBMP to redraft SWM bylaws - read more on what made headlines in Bengaluru over the past week, in our roundup
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EPA to scale back federal rules restricting waste from coal-fired power plants 4.11.2019 Denver Post: Local
The Environmental Protection Agency on Monday plans to relax rules that govern how power plants store waste from burning coal and release water containing toxic metals into nearby waterways, according to agency officials.
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Sivasagar DC initiates waste segregation at source 3.11.2019 The Assam Tribune
Sivasagar DC initiates waste segregation at source
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Editorial: Lebanon's exciting and dangerous demands for change 2.11.2019 LA Times: Opinion

Lebanon, roiled by political protests, is also drowning in garbage. The two phenomena are linked.

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Students lock CTPS over waste treatment plant 2.11.2019 The Assam Tribune
Students lock CTPS over waste treatment plant
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In charts: Eggs could help reduce India’s chronic child malnutrition, a new survey shows 2.11.2019 Scroll.in
The survey provides malnutrition data on school-going children for the first time.
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Protest against waste treatment plant at Chandrapur 1.11.2019 The Assam Tribune
Protest against waste treatment plant at Chandrapur
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Bhattadev varsity observes Swachhata prog 31.10.2019 The Assam Tribune
Bhattadev varsity observes Swachhata prog
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The West’s myopic policies for eradication of typhoid are coming back to haunt it 30.10.2019 Scroll.in
Drug-resistant variants of the deadly disease are spreading across international borders. Should rich countries be surprised?
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Chronic wasting fears rise as deer disposal plan unravels 30.10.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
The contractor in charge of emptying special dumpsters in areas where the disease has been found is backing out. State officials worry more hunters will leave bones in the woods where the disease can spread to other deer.
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Centre okays proposal to clean up rivers in Shillong 29.10.2019 The Assam Tribune
Centre okays proposal to clean up rivers in Shillong
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A Dalit man agreed to clean a sewer hoping for a permanent job – and was killed by toxic fumes 27.10.2019 Scroll.in
The authorities in Mathura have failed to keep their promise to give Rakesh Valmiki’s family a pension, a home and free education for the children.
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How we think about e-waste is in need of repair 25.10.2019 Scroll.in
China and Ghana are looking less and less like electronic wastebaskets and more and more like leaders in a powerful, informal green economy.
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Swastha Samriddhi Samaroh: new initiative to improve community participation 25.10.2019 The Assam Tribune
Swastha Samriddhi Samaroh: new initiative to improve community participation
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